Furry Happy Monsters
The folks over at AOL Music (forget Blender or Pitchfork; they’re the bastions of cool and cutting edge on the music scene) recently put together a list of the wussiest songs. Which song ranked number one? “Shiny Happy People.” Kind of have to agree with them (although I like the remixes). R.E.M. even hates the song; they refuse to play it live or include it on greatest hits package (you gotta love their integrity). I’ve heard that Michael Stipe won’t even deposit the “SHP” residuals, but instead gives those monies to charity.
The Muppets are way cooler than AOL Music, as this video shows. There's even a Kate Pierson Muppet!
Enjoy. Dance. Sing. Toss your hair and have a little fun this morning. And I have the MP3, if you must iPod it.